SSSIs

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SSSIsSites of Special Scientific Interest (UK)
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The proposed development lies in a special landscape area, bordering with two wild land areas, although it lies outside a number of special protection areas and sites of special scientific interest.
Once the biggest explosives factory in Europe, Gwaith Powdwr contains seven disused buildings and a tunnel that have been designated Sites of Special Scientific Interest and Special Areas of Conservation due to their bat roosts.
"But ministers must take great care to get offsetting right or they risk giving developers carte blanche to concrete over ancient woodland and Sites of Special Scientific Interest.
Volunteers who were looking to work outdoors spent the day at Coombe Pool, one of Coventry's Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), clearing part of the tree line around the fisheries.
w stroy It is this thinking which wants to destroy green land, green belt land, sites of special scientific interest, historic buildings and people's livelihoods as well as separating communities with its intended high-speed rail link to Birmingham, bypassing all else.
The land - a popular tourist destination which includes several sites of special scientific interest, conservation areas and a nature reserve - is being split into four lots by property consultant Knight Frank, which hopes to fetch pounds 11m.
The North East has 246 sites of special scientific interest where rare plants and animals thrive.
Sir - In response to Ioan Richards's letter on September 28 and Dr Etherington's letter on October 1, there are many ways in which Sites of Special Scientific Interest can be managed to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions while continuing to support wildlife.
Objectors said the turbines would tower over the landscape and involve bulldozing tracks across moorland and building miles of power lines across the hills, which are designated an Environmentally Sensitive Area and a Special Landscape Area, and next to one of the largest Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Wales.
A legal challenge has been mounted against the claims that Lisvane and Llanishen reservoirs are Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs).
Thirty per cent of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in the region, the equivalent of 8,000 hectares, is causing serious concern, English Nature said.